Tag: Memorial Park District

Eisenhower Park Upgrades Nearly Complete

Friday, November 17, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Eisenhower Park before renovations that are expected to be completed by the end of the year. | Google Earth 

A roughly $700,000 renovation project at Memorial Park District’s Eisenhower Park, 700 Speechley Blvd. in Hillside, is nearly finished. Memorial Park District serves the villages of Bellwood, Hillside, Melrose Park, Northlake and Stone Park.

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Bellwood’s Undefeated Tiny Mite Spartans Make History

Thursday, October 2, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A team photo of the Memorial Park Tiny Mite Spartans, who went undefeated this season. | Carol Robinson

For the first time in the history of Bellwood Spartan football, the Tiny Mites — one of four teams that are part of the Spartans organization — went undefeated. The team of 5- to 7-year-olds went 8-0 this season, a marked improvement over last year, when they went 3-5, said their head coach, Jerome Mayfield.

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In Bellwood, Local Kids Receive More Than 1,000 Pounds of Donated Candy

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A child participating in last Thursday’s “Trunk-or-Treat” event in Bellwood. | Kim Livingston-Smith/Facebook 

During Ferrara Candy Company’s first-ever “Trunk-or-Treat” event, more than 300 kids received at least 1,000 pounds of donated Ferrara candy brands like Trolli, Lemonhead and Brach’s.

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Memorial Park District Seeking Commissioner Applications Until June 30

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

The Memorial Park District, which represents all of Bellwood and Stone Park, and parts of Berkley, Hillside, Northlake and Melrose Park, is seeking candidates interested in filling a vacancy on its 5-person board.

Interested individuals can email letters of interests and/or resumes to mherrell@mempark.org or mail them to Mari Harrell, Memorial Park executive director, at 3101 Washington Blvd. in Bellwood.

The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2017. For more information, email mherrell@mempark.org or call (708) 547-3907.

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